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Super short advertisements used during intermission at drive-in movie theaters during the 1950's and early 1960's to get people to consume junk food from the concession stand, may be viewed here.

Warning: watching these ads may make you hungry!


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Drive-In Movie Ads
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Welcome Animation (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :43 Sound: Yes Color Description: A color animated film welcoming the audience to the drive-in. Features still photos of 1970s movies and stars, then more animation of the snack bar, hot dogs and soda. Photos include: Liza Minelli, Al Pacino, Burt Reynolds, Tatum O'Neil, Madeline Cahn, Bob Carol Ted and Alice, The Sting, James Cahn, The Godfather, Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford. This clip is from a...
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Time to stretch your legs and get a snack. Complete intermission film. Suggestion: insert clip between two movies when creating your drive-in dvd.
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Topics: drive-in, intermission
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Is somebody crazy? Pop Goes the Whistle.
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Topics: Intermission, Popcorn, Drive In Movie Advertisement
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All the popcorn and candy at the snack bar. Complete intermission film. Suggestion: insert clip between two movies when making a double feature dvd.
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Topics: drive-in, intermission
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Young Lover Message (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :26 Sound: Yes (enhanced) Color Description: A short musical (no announcer) animated text with colorful background warning young lovers that public demonstrations of affection will not be tolerated in the theater, signed by the Manager (killjoy). I added a fade in and out and remixed the audio. This clip is from a compilation of drive-in intermission films found here on Internet Archives in the Drive-In...
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Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, announcement, message
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Yet another snack bar film.
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Topics: drive-in, intermission
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This intermission film was made for walk-in theatres. "Let's all go to the lobby..." About 3 minutes.
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Topics: walk-in, intermission
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More about popcorn, candy, coffee, etc. A whole intermission film. Suggestion: insert clip directly between two movies to create a double featur dvd.
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Topics: drive-in, intermission
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Get the item that adds to your personal comfort. Lucky Strike cigarette commercial with stop-motion animation of square-dancing cigarettes. Teleconference meeting filmed in New York City, with participation from, and shown to, Philip Morris employees in various cities around the United States, to educate employees about public policy issues facing the Philip Morris companies and to encourage them to become politically active on those matters. Six videos were interspersed through out the event...
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Topics: Intermission, Cigarettes, Drive In Movie Advertisements
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Snack Bar Space Animation (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :36 Sound: Yes (enhanced) Color Description: Whimsical musical animation with a space theme. It opens with a rocket ship about to take off. After countdown the rocket takes off and travels to space where the planets are snacks. They land on a planet with a snack bar that has all the treats. The peppy theme song is sung by a vocal group. This clip is from a compilation of drive-in intermission films...
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Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, snack bar, popcorn, candy, ice...
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Snack Bar Mom (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :33 Sound: Yes Color Description: 1950s color film that opens with announcer asking a mom why she should cook for the family when they can be fed at the drive-in snack bar. Next is a boy walking down the food bar with a pizza box. A shot of two prepared hot dogs with extras, pizza, coffee, sodas, then shots of the family eating their food (chicken?) in an open convertible at the drive-in. No music This clip is...
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Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, intermission, snack bar, hot dogs, soda, coffee, pizza,...
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Candy, popcorn, coffee, and cigarettes, it's all here. Suggestion: insert clip between two movies when making double feature dvd.
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Topics: drive-in, intermission
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Make tracks to the snack bar for some coffee and candy, A complete intermission show. Suggestion: insert clip between to movies when creating double feature dvds.
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Topics: drive-in, intermission
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Psychedelic Bic Lighters (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :44 Sound: Yes Color Description: Unique blend of animation, claymation and stop frame animated Bic lighter ad. Starts with Yellow Submarine type animation on a movie screen, pulls out and turns to two Bic lighters with claymation characters in the background of movie theater seats. The lighters don't like that they can't -flick their Bics- in a movie theater and enter the screen animation snack bar...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, snack bar, stop frame,...
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Yet another intermission clip to get you out of the car and into the snackbar to get candy and popcorn!
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Topics: drive-in, intermission, snackbar
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Now's your chance to go to the snack bar to get some goodies before the second feature starts. Suggestion: when making a double feature dvd, Insert this clip between the two movies you're going to burn. A complete intermission film.
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Topics: drive-in, intermission
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Time to head on over to the snack bar. Suggestion: insert clip between two movies when creating your drive-in dvd.
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Topics: drive-in, intermission
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Popcorn, candy, and hot dogs, it's all here at the snack bar. Complete intermission show. Suggestion: insert this clip between two movies when you make a double feature dvd.
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Topics: drive-in, intermission
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Toddy Chocolate Drink: Fearless Fred (Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :49 Sound: Yes Color Description: Starts with a melodramatic animated short entitled The Big Shipwreck, starring Fearless Fred. The ship is wrecked offshore on some rocks. Fred saves the crew then dives back in, swimming to the wreck. The crew is panicked thinking Fred won't make it. Fred returns explaining that he had to go back to retrieve the can of Toddy Chocolate Drink. Next comes footage...
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Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, snack bar, 1950s, toddy,...
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Take Problems to Church (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :28 Sound: Yes Black and White Description: Simple black and white animated musical with text persuading people with problems go to church and leave them there. This clip is from a compilation of drive-in intermission films found here on Internet Archives in the Drive-In Movie Ads section. Most are color but there are a few black & whites because of their quality or uniqueness. PLEASE NOTE: These...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: black white, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, problems, church, religion
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Snack Bar: Rico's Nachos (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :45 Sound: Yes Color Description: A color animated film featuring Rico (cheese drip) Nacho (tortilla chip) and Pepe (jalapeno) introducing themselves and persuading viewers to visit the snack bar for refreshments and nachos. Next is footage of a snack bar, popcorn, candy soda and nachos, followed by shots of preparing chips, pouring cheese, and adding jalapenos. And then a final shot of all items...
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Intermission 5 b&w (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :53 Sound: Yes Black and White Description: A black and white intermission clip with music and announcer. It includes a mix of simple animation with decent footage of popcorn being made, hot dogs sodas coffee and candy. This clip is from a compilation of drive-in intermission films found here on Internet Archives in the Drive-In Movie Ads section. Most are color but there are a few black & whites...
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Drive-In Movie Ads
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Time to make a trip to the snack bar. Suggestion: insert clip between two movies when making a double feature dvd. A complete intermission film.
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Topics: drive-in, intermission
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Snack Bar Art Deco Animation (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :36 Sound: Yes Color Description: Simple animated text messages with colorful art deco backgrounds. The first being footage of sparkly waves. Then hand painted art deco geometric abstracts. The message of course is to visit the theater's refreshment stand. Music only, no announcer. This clip is from a compilation of drive-in intermission films found here on Internet Archives in the Drive-In Movie...
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Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, snack bar, art deco
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Snack Bar Animation 1 (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :10 Sound: No Color Description: A short animation (no sound) of popcorn hot dogs and ice cream rotating in a circle and reveal a cup of Coca Cola. This clip is from a compilation of drive-in intermission films found here on Internet Archives in the Drive-In Movie Ads section. Most are color but there are a few black & whites because of their quality or uniqueness. PLEASE NOTE: These clips have been...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, snack bar, stop frame,...
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Time enough to go to the snack bar for some popcorn and a drink before the next movie starts. Suggestion: put this clip between two movies when making your double feature dvds. A complete intermission film.
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Topics: drive-in, intermission
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Special Holiday Announcement Memorial Day (Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :30 Sound: Yes Black and White Description: Black and white film special announcement of a holiday special at the drive-in on Memorial Day. It's a simple text and background animation with music and announcer. This clip is from a compilation of drive-in intermission films found here on Internet Archives in the Drive-In Movie Ads section. Most are color but there are a few black &...
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There's time before the next picture to get a snack. Complete intermission film. Suggestion: insert clip between two movies when making your double feature dvds.
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Snack Bar Circus Animation (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :30 Sound: Yes Description: An animated color short titled The Ringmaster with snacks performing circus acts. Very simple animation opens on a ringmaster with circus music who opens the curtains revealing candy acrobats, popcorn out of a canon, soda tight wire, and ends with clown and ringmaster opening the curtain to the snack bar, announcing intermission. This clip is from a compilation of...
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Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, snack, bar, circus, ringmaster,...
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Time before the next show to visit the snack bar. A complete intermission film. Suggestion: insert clip between two movies to make a double feature dvd.
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Topics: drive-in, intermission
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This one's really short, just over a minute, no snack bar ads. It was used as a second intermission for a triple feature. Suggestion: insert this clip between the second and third movie if you make a triple feature dvd, like with the old cowboy movies you might find here on IA.
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Topics: walk-in, intermission
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It's intermission time. Hurry over to the snack bar for a treat. Suggestion: insert clip between two movies when creating your doule feature dvd.
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Another chance to get some goodies at the snack bar before the next movie. A full intermsission show. Suggestion: insert this clip between two movies when making a double feature dvd.
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Snack Bar Leprechaun Animation (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length: :44 Sound: Yes Color Description: A color animated gem that starts following a rainbow to a leprechaun guarding his treasure chest. His chest is filled with popcorn hot dogs candy ice cream and soda. The announcer comments they can find these things at the snack bar, so the leprechaun asks if he could get a job there. This clip is from a compilation of drive-in intermission films found here on...
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Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, snack bar, popcorn, hot dogs,...
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More hot dogs and soda. A complete intermission film. Suggestion: insert this clip between two movies when making a double feature dvd.
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Topics: drive-in, intermission
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Snack bar Castleberry Barbeque (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :37 Sound: Yes Color Description: A color film from Castleberry Barbeque persuading drive-in customers to go visit the snack bar for treats and of course a Castleberry Barbeque burger. It opens on a shot of a burger with text/logo, jazzy piano music and announcer. Shows how the meat is supposedly cooked, a kid eating a burger, popcorn, cup of soda, candy, French fries, zoom out of all items, and...
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Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, intermission, castleberry, barbeque, burger, meat,...
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Compleat intermission film with the popcorn and soda pop. Suggestion: insert clip between two movies to make a double feature dvd.
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: On With the Show Clowns (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :08 Sound: Yes Color Description: A short simple color animation used at the end of intermission announcing the start of the next feature movie. Clowns pass by revealing the titles. This clip is from a compilation of drive-in intermission films found here on Internet Archives in the Drive-In Movie Ads section. Most are color but there are a few black & whites because of their quality or uniqueness....
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Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, on with, show
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There's time to get a tasty treat at the snack bar before the next show. A full intermission show. Suggestion: insert clip between two movies when making a double feature dvd.
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Italian Popcorn (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :27 Sound: Yes Description: An Italian popcorn vender talks about popcorn. It starts off with the whistle on top of his cart playing Pop Goes the Weasel. Does he ask -everybody knows the weasel blows-? You can find the original film in Drive-In Movie Ads. This is my attempt to correct the film's beginning, which is badly tinted magenta. Actually all of it is magenta, the beginning being worse. This clip is...
Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, intermission, popcorn, pop goes, weasel, Italian,...
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Popcorn and candy, it's all here. A complete intermission film. Suggestion: insert clip between two movies when creating a double feature dvd.
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Musical Animation (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- 1:00 Sound: Yes (enhanced) Color Description: This is a color animated musical interlude used in between drive-in movie ads during intermission. Sort of rare because most of these films had built in advertisement. A simple animated musical piece apparently used for entertainment, possibly at the end of the evening. It's essentially 3 evening scenic shots, with three snowflakes in between and ends with a...
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Intermission 3 - Coke Painter (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :56 Sound: Yes (enhanced) Description: An animated short about a painter who wants to eat things he paints, like popcorn candy Sprite soda and ice cream (actual footage). When he's finished painting the items disappear from the canvas before he can eat them. Clearly frustrated he paints a bomb and it blows him up. So he paints a pretty gal who gives a Sprite and popcorn to him, and he's happy. It...
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Intermission 2 (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :35 Sound: Yes Color Description: Mix of animation, stop frame, narration and footage of snack bar food to remind viewers to stop by the drive-in refreshment stand. Shots of sodas hot dog coffee and candy. This clip is from a compilation of drive-in intermission films found here on Internet Archives in the Drive-In Movie Ads section. Most are color but there are a few black & whites because of their quality...
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Intermission 1 (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :38 Sound: Yes (enhanced) Color Description: Peppy song sung by vocal group with animation enticing viewers to stop by and get loads of treats at the refreshment stand. Audio track has been remixed. This clip is from a compilation of drive-in intermission films found here on Internet Archives in the Drive-In Movie Ads section. Most are color but there are a few black & whites because of their quality or...
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Topics: color, film, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Intermission 4a Circus (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :30 Sound: Yes Color Description: This animation is of a circus ringmaster announcing the snack bar is available for delicious treats. The film was in pretty bad shape and improvement was minimal. Only used because I tried matching this to the second part of this clip found on another compilation, which was in better condition. This clip is from a compilation of drive-in intermission films found here on...
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Magic Coffee (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :11 Sound: No Color Description: This color clip was stripped of the audio and footage cut off at the end because the audio wasn't very good and the ending on both copies I found weren't in good condition. This clip is from a compilation of drive-in intermission films found here on Internet Archives in the Drive-In Movie Ads section. Most are color but there are a few black & whites because of their quality...
Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, snack, bar, refreshments,...
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Intermission 2b (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :35 Sound: Yes Color Description: Similar food footage of Intermission 2 except with no animation or music, just narration. Ice cream, French fries and pizza have been added. This clip is from a compilation of drive-in intermission films found here on Internet Archives in the Drive-In Movie Ads section. Most are color but there are a few black & whites because of their quality or uniqueness. PLEASE NOTE:...
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Intermission 4b Circus (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :53 Sound: Yes Color Description: This is apparently part 2 of an animated circus intermission announcement. This features snacks performing circus tricks with music and announcer. This clip is from a compilation of drive-in intermission films found here on Internet Archives in the Drive-In Movie Ads section. Most are color but there are a few black & whites because of their quality or uniqueness....
Topics: color, film, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, circus, snack bar,...